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23 May 2019


Executive Board Role: 
Rules of Participation (Rop) WG Chair, Research Data Alliance (RDA) Representative
Research Data Alliance - RDA, STFC
Professional Title: 
Head of Data Division

Bio: Dr Juan Bicarregui is Head of the Data Division in the Scientific Computing Department at STFC. Juan’s division is responsible for research and development of the data systems that handle much of the huge volume of scientific data that is produced by the STFC research facilities. Juan has played a key role in formulating UK policy on opening up access to research outputs, and he has also chaired the Research Council group which published the RCUK Joint Principles on Data and associated Guidelines.

Juan was a member of the steering group that set up the Research Data Alliance and co-chaired the RDA Organisational Advisory Board. Currently, Juan Bicarregui has been coordinator of the H2020 EOSCpilot project that is supporting the first phase in the development of the European Open Science Cloud.